Tribunal ends after EC members quit, outcome ‘academic’, says chairman

Noel Achariam

Five-member panel agrees a costly tribunal is no longer in the public interest, after all six EC members in question resign their post. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Kamal Ariffin, May 24, 2019.

THE tribunal investigating allegations of misconduct during the 14th general election by six former Election Commission (EC) members will not proceed because the matter has become purely academic, according to the tribunal chairman retired Federal Court judge Steve Shim.

He said the six people in question had already stepped down.

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